J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Mountains 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 57 Recto:
Mountains 1801
Turner Bequest LVI 55
Pencil on white wove paper, 184 x 114 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘<Ditto> Kilchurn’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘55’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LVI – 55’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight sketch may be the continuation of that on folio 56 verso opposite (D03019; Turner Bequest LVI 54a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Mountains 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-mountains-r1179215, accessed 28 January 2022.